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Merkel's Auction Specialist, Inc.
 AuctionZip Auctioneer ID # 5263  

Joseph Merkel
P.O. Box 459
Chelsea, MI 48118

Phone: 734-320-9828

Joseph Merkel has been part of the auction business since 1987 when he started conducting mail, phone & fax bid auctions while attending Michigan State University. Since that time, he has helped conduct auctions throughout the U.S. and has worked with many attorneys, companies, executors, individuals, corporations & national organizations. Mr. Merkel served as a Director on the Michigan State Auctioneers Association Board from 2006-2010. He is also a Life Member of the National Auctioneers Association. His award winning marketing and mesmerizing auction chant has allowed him to work in conjunction with his peers on numerous occassions. He also works with approximately 20 Charity Groups, both nationally and locally, to raise funds for their respective organizations and causes.
If you are looking for a company and auctioneer having both experience and good moral character, Mr. Merkel is one of several excellent choices in the midwest.
You may reach him directly @ 734.320.9828 to discuss your auction or appraisal needs.
Current Auction Listings

 Large Walsh Trust Country Auction
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 Merkel's Auction Specialist, Inc.
  Brooklyn, MI Sat Oct 1 - 11:00AM
Preview/Registration starts @9:30AM Auction starts @11 AM. This Wonderful, Very Large, Country Auction has it ALL.... Mr & Mrs Walsh were consummate collectors having good taste for unusual items and items of quality. The collections are quite diverse and we will be running 2-Auction Rings ALL DAY LONG. VERY LARGE AUCTION, PLAN TO ATTEND AND BRING TRAILERS. PARKING- Trucks w/Trailers park on   [ View Full Listing ]

 Schomberger Farm Toy Auction
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 Merkel's Auction Specialist, Inc.
  Chelsea, MI Sat Oct 8 - 10:00AM
Registration & Preview starts at 8:30AM Auction starts @ 10 AM. This is the 2nd and Final Auction for the John and Steven Schomberger Farm Toy Collection. Attached is the PDF Catalog containing 330 Lots. Many VERY FINE FARM TOYS including Signed, Precision, Collector's Edition, Dealer Edition, Limited Edition and Vintage Farm Toys. CATALOG is attached to this listing as a PDF File for you to   [ View Full Listing ]

 Edward Visel Estate Auction
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 Merkel's Auction Specialist, Inc.
  Chelsea, MI Sat Oct 22 - 11:00AM
We are posting the beginning photos for this Extremely Clean Old Estate Auction. Many more photos to come as we go through the Barn, Attic and Basement of this Historic Farm that has been in the family well over 100 years. Details to come soon... Mr & Mrs. Visel having lived on this farm many years and took extremely good care of their possessions. Plan now to attend.    [ View Full Listing ]

 Significant Estate 70 Year Firearms Collection
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 Merkel's Auction Specialist, Inc.
  Coldwater, MI Date TBA - 10:00AM
The 1000+ Photos Posted are just the tip of the Iceberg... The core of this lifelong collection was assembled from 1945 through the early 1980's. There are numerous Historically Important Firearms from Manufacturers including Winchester, Colt, Browning, Ithaca, Remington, Ruger, Smith & Wesson, Parker Brothers, Savage, Stevens and MANY OTHER MANUFACTURES including Specialty and CUSTOM BUILT   [ View Full Listing ]

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 Merkel's Auction Specialist, Inc.
  Coldwater, MI Date TBA - 10:00AM
This is the beginning of several hundred photos that shall be posted for the 2nd Auction ring of this multi-day auction in Coldwater Michigan in November from this nearly 80 years of collecting firearms, ammunition and Military related items. Hundreds more photos to come in the following weeks... Stay Tuned...    [ View Full Listing ]

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